Roman Empire - E mpire (30bc-476) 1. Early (30-235) a....

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Empire (30bc-476) 1. Early (30-235) a. Augustus (30-14) (AKA Octavian) i. Also Known as Princeps ii. Name means “revered One” iii. Son of a god a. Ceaser was elected to godhood iv. Given power of 1. Pontafex Maxiumus 2. Consul 3. Tribune 4. Senator 5. Imperator a. General of all armys i. Gives armys to everyone ii. Gives himself the army of Egypt 1. Egypt is the main source of food for Rome b. Gives people fighting citizenship v. Builds Alter of Peace 1. Puts a Obolisk in Rome that points to the alter on his b-day vi. Conqures 1. Alps 2. Extendes borders to natural (fallowing rivers)
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3. Want to extend to the Rhine valley vii.Family 1. Has No Son 2. Marries Livia a. Two Kids: Both by Drusus Nero i. Drusus – Dies in a river ii. Tiberius – last one here 3. Adopted kids who all died a. Julic b. Mavcellus c. Ausuir viii. Makes infrostructer 1. Makes a newspaper 2. Praetorian Guard a. Basicay a police force b. Generals of which are elected by Augustus ix. Maecenus 1. Hires a bunch of writers for Augustus a. Vir gil x. Makes -----V b. Pox Romana i. 200 years of peace ii. Julio-Claduans (14-688)
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1. Tiberius a. Puts Janus in control of guard b. Parodied, kills off many 2. Janus a. Control of Praetorian guard i. Makes it a police state 3. Caligula a. Becomes emprior after Janus b. Fucking Nuts c. Marrys 3 sisters d. Makes horse senator e. Assasinated by Praetorian Guard 4. Caudices a. Everyone thought he was an idiot before he became a Empiror b. Has no male children c. Marrys a decendence of Aggrippo d. Has son by Agropeina i. Nero 5. Nero (54-68 a. Good emperor for first 5 years b. Tuter the playwright Cenica c. Megalomaniac after 5 years i. Thought he was a poet
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ii. Tries to kill mother about 5 times 1. Gives up and sends body guards to kill him iii. Marries a guy 1. Nero played the bride iv. Megilomatic d. A great fire went though the city in 64 i. Nero blamed Christians e. Christians i. Put them into gladiator matches ii. Used as touches iii. First persecution of Christians
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Roman Empire - E mpire (30bc-476) 1. Early (30-235) a....

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